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800 E 4th St S
Newton, IA 50208


Principal's Page

Mr. Bill Peters - Principal

Educational Background

  • University of Wyoming BA in Social Studies MA in Sec. Administration 

Work History

  • 2004-Present: Principal Newton Senior High School
  • 2003-2004: Principal, Gillette, WY
  • 1997-2003: Associate Principal, Gillette, WY
  • 1993-1997: Social Studies Teacher, Gillette, WY
  • 1989-1993: Social Studies Teacher / Athletic Director, Coalinga, CA
William Peters

William Peters
Administration - Principal


  Newton High School

Mr. Dave Kalkhoff - Assistant Principal

Educational Background

  • University of Northern Iowa Masters degree in Educational Leadership
  • Iowa State University Bachelor of Science in PE K-12 with a  Minor in English and Speech 

Work History

  • Assistant Principal - Newton Senior High School
  • Special Education Teacher / Behavior Interventionist, West High School, Waterloo, IA
  • English Teacher / Physical Education Teacher, Monett High School, Monett, MO
  • English Teacher, Russell High School, Russell, IA
David Kalkhoff

David Kalkhoff
Administration - Assistant Principal

  Newton High School

Newton By The Numbers


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Tree species in Newton Arboretum

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